A community board committee approved plans for a new wine bar on the corner of 62nd Street and Central Park West despite hours worth of loud objections from the people who live in the landmark building where it’s supposed to go. Read More / Comment »
A Community Board 7 committee will decide on Wednesday night whether to approve a liquor license application for a wine bar and cafe at 25 Central Park West. The fight over the bar has already taken on an epic quality. Read More / Comment »
The helicopters buzzing overhead are pissing a lot of people off. Local politicians are protesting the seeming uptick in the number of helicopters flying over the city, urging the city to reduce or eliminate tourist helicopter flights. Read More / Comment »
January 21, 2010 by Avi · Comments Off on Stringer: Time to Dump the NYC Buildings Department
The New York City Buildings Department has a backlog of 177,000 open violations, a third of which are considered “hazardous.” The average amount of time these Read More / Comment »
December 2, 2009 by Avi · Comments Off on Expanding on Success: UWS Crime Program Heads North
A crime prevention program that began on the Upper West Side is being exported to West and Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville.
The Safe Haven program, which has existed on Read More / Comment »